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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Western Australia on Sunday, 16 December 2018 - information

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Western Australia on Sunday, 16 December 2018

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - Western Australia on Sunday, 16 December 2018
Dec 16 14:35: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.8.
Date & time: Sunday, 16 December 2018 14:26 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.45°S / 112.61°E (Australie)
Nearest volcano: Semeru (1709 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^13 J (8.78 GWh / 7558 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Sun, 16 Dec 14:26 UTCM 5.6 / 2 kmWESTERN AUSTRALIAEMSC
Sun, 16 Dec 14:26 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmOffshore NW of Carnarvon, WAGeoAu
Sun, 16 Dec 14:26 UTCM 6.0 / 10.2 kmWestern Australia [Sea: Australia]INGV
Sun, 16 Dec 14:26 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km- 206km NW of Carnarvon, AustraliaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Exmouth / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Norwich / not felt
Carnarvon / MMI IV (Light shaking): I live on Browns Range This is a hill with deep red pindan soil .My house has concrete floor and we could feel the floor moving
(614.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Brockman / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Sitting on my lounge chair when it started shaking. Then I sat up and placed my feet on the floor. That's when I felt the intensity of it. The ground was moving back & forth. The power beneath my feet was incredible. Roof rattling, house shaking, animals freaking out. Very loud like a jet flying low over the house. I knew, straight away that it was an earthquake, even though it was the first time I've experienced one.
Limassol (10585.6 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Coral bay / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Woken to loud rumbling and shaking.. windows and doors shaken open.
Exmouth 6707 / not felt
Perth / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
East Carnarvon / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Useless Loop (323.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed Shaking and house creaking but didnt wake anyone who was asleep.
Quobba station / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Windows where shaking and shit was crazy everything was shaking
onslow, wa / MMI IV (Light shaking): Building shaked and creaked, a rumbling sound heard. Items on table vibrated along.
Coral bay (123.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Loud rumbling and shaking in pulses increasing in intensity then subsiding. Sounded like old water pipes banging but louder. Woke family up. Dog was distressed for half hour or so prior. Glasses in cupboard smashed. Walls and glass sliding door and beds shook.
Carnarvon / MMI IV (Light shaking): Started with the doors rattling than the bed moved and you could feel the house move
Carnarvon / MMI IV (Light shaking)
6056 (1021.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Subiaco, W.A. (997.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was at the top of a ten-storey building, and felt it swaying gently. There were several episodes of swaying, lasting about three seconds each, over approximately a two-minute period.
Geraldton / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(1160.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Windows Rattled a bit (via app)
Denham (298.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
EXMOUTH (218.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): 10.28
Carnarvon / MMI IV (Light shaking): I live on Browns Range This is a hill with deep red pindan soil .My house has concrete floor and we could feel the floor moving
Carnarvon / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was just going to sleep and bed started moving,like a ripple effect under our farmhouse.
Northbridge (997.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sitting in apartment on 8th floor in Northbridge. Feel like I was moving and shaking, thought it was just me until I saw the Christmas decorations swinging everywhere.
(534.7 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Deepdale / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt bed shaking then Door was moving for a few seconds
Kalbarri / MMI IV (Light shaking): At 1030pm I felt shaking and looked up my candle stand was moving side to side
Carnarvon WA / MMI II (Very weak shaking): No shaking just felt the couch move a bit very weird feeling
Carnarvon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Denham Sahrk Bay (272.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): The star nearly fell off our Christmas tree.... Lasted about 15 to 30 seconds.
Carnarvon / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dongara / MMI III (Weak shaking): My Daughter and I both felt it and wondered what it was. I was in bed and felt like bed swaying. That’s what my daughter felt in her bed too.
Carnarvon, western australia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kalbarri (499.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting in the lounge chair watching tv and felt slight vibrating sensation, husband also felt it.
South carnarvon 6701 / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Carnarvon / MMI III (Weak shaking): Scared and shock
Tom Price (536.1 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Brockman 6701 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): was sitting on the toilet at the time, and thought, this is unusual, I don't normally cause the toilet to shake like this.
Tom Price / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Perth / MMI IV (Light shaking): In Perth on 5th floor of a 7 story building. Swaying building and creaking, windows slightly rattling. Definitely suspected an earthquake.
geraldton / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Mainly just felt my whole body have a strange sensation like a wobbling feeling , thought it was just me until both my sons in seperate rooms came and told me they had the same feeling .Also a friend in another suburb said he had the same feeling , was bizarre.
Coral Bay / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt the balcony floor start shaking then it got stronger went on for about 40 seconds
Carnarvon / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The whole house shook
Carnarvon / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was in bed reading to my son when I thought he was fitting and throwing himself around.
East Carnarvon (191.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Laying in a Super King sized ensemble bed on linoleum floor when I felt a strange tapping from the mattress, the tapping turned into shaking with vibrating sounds of objects moving on shelves nearby. Double brick house no obvious damage.
Carnarvon / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
(170.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Denham / MMI III (Weak shaking): Obvious that it was an earth tremor. Felt a rumbling and shaking that lasted about a minute. Was upstairs and the house was noticeably wobbling
Carnarvon (190.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Never experienced one before. In bed with partner and thought he was having some sort of seizure with the bed shaking but it continued when he woke and sat up! Very unnerving feeling.
beachlands geraldton / MMI II (Very weak shaking): weak shaking felt at 10.30 pm 16/12/18
Carnarvon / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Carnarvon (160.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The whole building shook, floor, walls, roof. Doors and windows rattled.
Carnarvon / MMI V (Moderate shaking): My bed stated moving, I had light right stomach feeling and my walls vibrated though it.
Carnarvon / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Coral bay (129.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up to rumbling noise and house and bed shaking
Carnarvon (222 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Just sounded like a storm or heavy wind was passing over - then realised objects in the house were moving. Lasted only seconds
Carnarvon / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Denham Western Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking): First Earthquake for 4 out of 5 people home (5-50 yrs). The kids had only learnt about them at school and had discussed that Earthquakes don't generally occur in this area.
Carnarvon wa 6701 Morgan town / MMI V (Moderate shaking): House shook while we was in bed
Carnarvon wa 6701 Morgan town / MMI V (Moderate shaking): House shook while we was in bed
EAST CARNARVON / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(191.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Carnarvon / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Coral Bay / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Kalbarri (501 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Onslow WA (Wheatstone Village) 21 47.006S, 115 02. (305 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Similar to roller operational in area, door frame shifted adequately to 'pop' latch in initial moments. Estimated duration 30 seconds to a minute.
Carnarvon western Australia (181.6 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Got me up out of bed and checking house as we are off the ground
Research Road, South Plantations, Carnarvon Wester (191.2 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Geraldton / MMI II (Very weak shaking): My wife turned to me and said did you feel that while I was also feeling a very light swaying in a side ways motion to the way we were sitting for about 5 seconds at 10-30 pm.
Carnarvon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Alkimos / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Carnarvon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
South Hedland (703.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(192.7 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Lasted for about 10 seconds
Denham / MMI III (Weak shaking): Lasted about 3 minutes I think
Carnarvon / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It shaked the house, woke my sleeping son up
Carnarvon / MMI IV (Light shaking): Rumbling in house. Sounded as if there was a gust of wind. Felt tremors And utensils clanging. 2230hrs.
Kingsford (192.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Brockman, Carnarvon / MMI IV (Light shaking): Everything was shaking/wobbling; didn’t really realise what was happening until it was over.
Denham / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Felt shaking and chair moved
Warromel (338.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Lasted 2-3 minutes. Thought it was the wind shaking the doors. But realised we had no windows opened. Blamed my partner for rocking the bed unnecessarily! Ha ha
(192.6 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Carnarvon / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Carnarvon / MMI IV (Light shaking): Crazy feeling
Carnarvon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(194.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Carnarvon / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Carnarvon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Coralbay / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Coral bay caravan park, tent and table movement, woke myself and partner up. Lastning a couple of minutes.
Carnsrvon 6701 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Carnarvon / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Carnarvon / MMI IV (Light shaking): First felt in carnarvon. Been here 40 yrs
Carnarvon (191.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Geraldton port authority (624.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt a light movement whilst working at a desk. Window blinds had slight movement and security cameras set on poles had slight movement.
Carnarvon (193.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I thought my partner wa shaking the couch at first but it got stronger and the fans started shaking and I heard rumbling.
Carnarvon WA 6701 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Awoke by rumbling and bed shaking all my kids ran into my bedroom scared
Denham / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Carnarvon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Carnarvon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(203.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
CARNARVON / MMI IV (Light shaking): Whole house was shaking for about 15 seconds
Carnarvon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Carnarvon / MMI III (Weak shaking): Laying in bed, thought the cat was scratching until the whole room began to shake. I've never felt an earthquake in Carnarvon in the 26 years I've lived here.
carnarvon wa / MMI IV (Light shaking): could hear a distinct rumbling that built up
Carnarvon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Carnarvon / MMI III (Weak shaking): Light tremor but noticeable earthshaking and hanging pots and pans started swinging
Moresby / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Light shaking felt at approx 10.30pm 16/12/2018 in Geraldton 6530
Sydney (Australia) (3918 km E from epicenter)(no details): It's fun (via EMSC)
Perth (Australia) (1010 km S from epicenter)(no details): I felt a big jolt on the second floor in South Perth... (via EMSC)
Carnarvon (Australia) (201 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I was walking in my house when everything started shaking and rattling, the water in my fish tanks was sloshing to the top. It felt strange to walk. (via EMSC)
Denham (Australia) (302 km S from epicenter)(no details): 10:30pm 16/118 Everything on top of the fridge shook as well as the doors. (via EMSC)
Perth (Australia) (1007 km S from epicenter)(no details): felt building in Burswood (on 12th floor) move for about 10 seconds (via EMSC)
Karratha (Australia) (518 km NE from epicenter)(no details): The glass door rattled it stopped for a couple of seconds and then started again. I thought it was the wind changing direction (via EMSC)
Coral Bay (Australia) (119 km E from epicenter)(no details): I felt the house shake in coral Bay wake the town up (via EMSC)
Coral Bay (Australia) (119 km E from epicenter)(no details): Our beds shook. We are in Coral Bay Western Australia. (via EMSC)
Perth (Australia) (1007 km S from epicenter)(no details): Patio doors moved slightly (via EMSC)
Geraldton (Australia) (638 km S from epicenter)(no details): Door was moving for a few seconds (via EMSC)
Denham (Australia) (302 km S from epicenter)(no details): Definitely felt a shake (via EMSC)
Coral Bay (Australia) (119 km E from epicenter)(no details): I am holidaying with my children we all felt the beds shake (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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